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CNBC
Jan 25, 2010 6:00am EST
a lot going on this week. earnings will continue and the focus will continue out of washington, as well. you've got bernanke confirmation hearings expected. state of the union comes up tonight. right now, krooul crude oil up by 70.82. this is a survey among analysts. they are looking for the average oil price for 2010 to be 77.50 a barrel. this morning, yields are a little higher, 3.632%. and the dollar was up for the week last week, at least when you were looking against the euro. it was up by 1.7%. right now, it's down across the board. you're talking about the euro right now at 1.4189 and the yen at 90.24. gold prices, let's get a check on that, as well. gold saw pressure last week as we worried about some of those, the legislation coming out of washington. commodities across the board this morning, gold prices are backçó up by $14 to $1,103.70 a ounce. let's go to the overseas market right now. christine tan is in singapore. we're going to start things off in london with carolina. >> hi, becky. good morning. european shares were trading lower earlier today. but now we are see
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
washington. we've got a lot of different things to be talking to him about. originally he was supposed to be joining us at 8:30. but we have so much to talk about, i think he'll be joining us at 8:00. david soakel, he sits in the captain's chair at netjets. we'll get an update. he's been going to china to talk to byc. we have a lot of different things to talk to him about, as well. and guys, i'm so sorry i was not there this morning to talk to you about what happened in massachusetts last night. >> fun. yeah, fun. >> oh, yeah? what happened? >> oh, nothing. and then i think ackman was a -- an obama guy, too. but a lot of the guys like ackman, when we had him in convenie recently, a time of them said, well, yeah, but i wasn't sure -- a lot of them had a little rediscriminations, i guess. i'm sure mr. buffett is still pretty steadfast in his support at this point. >> that would be my guess. and joe, just a moment ago, you guys brought up the whole idea of what happens to regulatory reform. already, the expectation in the washington post and some other places has been that you're going to
CNBC
Jan 14, 2010 6:00am EST
. banker backlash, financial firms and their regulators on the hot seat in washington as "squawk box" begins right now. >> everything is context driven and i couldn't be more clear. after ten benign years in the context where we were, look, how would you look at the risk of a hurricane? that year after four hurricanes, everyone nerves were such, rates went up spectacularly. is the risk of four hurricanes any different? >> mr. blank fine, having sat on the hurricane board authority, acts of god were exempt. these were acts of men and women. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen and carl quintanilla. this morning, we have a trifecta of economic reports hitting the tape on our watch. weekly jobless claims, weekly retail sales and import prices dow at 8:30 eastern time. first time filings for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 to 430,000 last week. continuing claims are forecast to have dropped by 179,000. retail sales last month are seen rising by 0.5%. look for that number to be up 0.3% when you strip out autos. finall
CNBC
Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
washington? >> we have that in line. especially the fl fiscal pullback. we're expecting that more in 2011. we're expecting the bus -- excuse me, the bush tax credits to be pulled aside and we certainly are already seeing some of the measures that were put in place for the stimulus package starting to unwind or just not be extended. >> richard, good morning. you mentioned that there were a number of overcrowded areas. where else do you see that action impacting short-term results here in terms of stocks? >> well, i think that the commodity trade, highly correlated to emerging markets is still very crowded. and if you get the dollar strengthening against the euro, it's about 1.40 right now. you start to get a breakdown there, you'll see money coming out of ifa, which is a fairly heavy allocation in both endowmentes and let net worth clients because they've made so much money in the past. in europe right now, we call tilt double eyed p.i.g.s, portugal, ireland, spain, huge issues. >> richard, what sectors are not crowded right now? >> we think that the obama rhetoric around health ca
CNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
washington today. president barack obama is planning more economic stimulus measures. white house council of economic advisers chairwoman christina romer says cutting the jobless rate while reducing the deficit a is a challenge. >> the government is doing a lot to hold up demand. the recovery act has been incredly importaincred ably important. >> we got a picture of this guy. he always too young to me. he looks like he could be like an apprentice fed guy. >> you said that about geithner for years. >> it's nice to look young. he does. maybe the picture is old. james bullard says the central bank is unlikely to be pushed offcourse. he's a voting member. eric rosengren -- have you seen him before? home loan rates could rise by as much as .75% in the spring as central bank ends its mortgage bonds purchase program. the fed is expected to end the $1.25 trillion program by the end of march. 30-year mortgage rates averaged 0.59% in the first week of the month. >> i talked to a ceo last week who pointed out we have been throwing around trillions and billions so frequently in washington tha
CNBC
Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
opening up in washington. senate banking committee chairman chris dodd is retiring. five-term democratic senator is expected to make at that announcement today. his poll numbers are not great and they began falling following the financial crisis and the countrywide, the mortgage in that article we read from maureen dowd's brother. >> cap and dowd. >> right. he said that dowd's approval ratings were as low as his mortgage rates. so that probably wasn't a very nice thing to say. >> no, it really wasn't. >> and i'm quoting someone else here. is this a preemptive move? the people at connecticut might retire him. >> but he wasn't the only one who made this announcement yesterday. >> no. because the people in north dakota were going to retire byron dorgan, as well. it was going to be tough races for both. but north dakota is a conservative place and he is known to be liberal on a lot of issues and this means that the democrats will have to defend open senate seats in at least four states. and if they don't have 60, they can't do everything they want to do and they're probably not going to have
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
>>> good morning. from washington to wall street, with main street on the mind, the president promising to take on the devastation. >> despite our hardships, our union is strong. we do not give up. we do not quit. we do not allow fear or division to break our spirit. in this new decade, it's time the american people get a government that matches their decency, that embodies their strength. >> today, americans and the markets react. we'll have complete coverage, plus a flurry of corporate reports today, like proctor & gamble, 3m, ford and more. and i'm back in the studio, but becky is still reporting live from davos against this morning. beck. >> that is right, joe. everything from president obama's state of the union address through the corporate headlines. the biggest names in business and politics, we're watching it all from here and we're commenting throughout the day. "squawk box" begins right now. >> this is a special presentation of "squawk box" with joe kernen, becky quick reporting live from davos, switzerland, and carl quintanilla on capitol hill. >> good morning and
CNBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
>>> good morning. washington wants the white house, taking credit for the creation of 2 million jobs and preparing to announce t.a.r.p. fees. >>> china challenges, google threatens to pull out of the country and the u.s. equities at this hour, under a bit of appreciate dwrur and around the flat line as "squawk box" begins right now. >> good wednesday morning. welcome to squawk here on cnbc. i'm carl quintanilla along with joe kernen and carl quintanilla. i want to get to this morning's headlines. the white house says emergency spending measures last year saved up to 2 million jobs. harwood will join us in a few minutes with the latest on that. a senior administration officials says the president will announce plans tomorrow to raise up to $120 billion for fees on major financial firms. society generale issuing a mrovt warning today. the bank hit by new write-downs to the tune of 2 billion from risky assets. we will head overseas for reaction in a few minutes. >>> and a major earthquake hit haiti. and google, you saw this, threatening to leave china. the tech giant warns it will
CNBC
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
washington, get the details from our mary thompson in just a minute. first, though, let's head back to becky for a look at today's mega guest lineup from davos where i think everybody came back this year to davos. a lot of those bankers that skipped it last year, beck, but they've got quasi swagger. i don't know. maybe not. probably not all in armanni suits this time. they're probably dressed down alg bit, right? >> no, they're not. in fact, some of them didn't come this time. jamie dimon didn't come this year. there is not a lot of swagger. at had this point, this is more about looking back after the global economic crisis and breakdown. this is more about trying to rebuild trust and trying to rethink a lot of things. everything to how markets are formed, what is fair in capitalism to actually how capitalism works and if it does. the very tough economists in the world are here to talk about issues like that. in fact, joining us in just a moment were we're going to talk to him about what he sees. he'll be join us in just a moment. also, we'll be talking later this hours about professor
CNBC
Jan 7, 2010 6:00am EST
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CNBC
Jan 8, 2010 6:00am EST
improvement yet. florida has been pretty good. texas has been very good. the washington, d.c. area, you can imagine with all the government jobs being created and the companies serving the government has been a very strong job market. >> yeah. the journal this morning, rents in d.c. are now topping rents in new york, which is sort of a sad twist but says a lot about our economy. quick question on the mobility thing. i saw numbers yesterday about how the inability to sell your house is hampering people's ability to take a job, even if they get one, right? >> absolutely. in the beginning of 2009 when we were losing so many jobs and the housing market was terrible, we saw circumstances where people just couldn't relocate. they couldn't get out of the house they were in to relocate. that's improved substantially. people are in a better position now to get out of the homes they're in and to relocate. there are certainly still parts of the country where that is still a very difficult prop sig. but as a systemic issue, that's improved through the end of 2009. >> is it your gut that we wil
CNBC
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
concerns about all the regulation that seems to be coming out of washington, the potential regulation that could levee heavy taxes on banks and financial services. we pointed out that the obama new bank tax is probably going to add $100 billion in new taxes to those banks. if you go back and look at what's in frank's own legislation, there's something in there for the resolution fund that would raise about $150 billion to $200 billion in taxes on a lot of these financial services companies just to make sure that if there is a big problem, again, it's a way of taking care of itself, almost like an fdic. still, you add up all those numbers and you're talking about $200 billion to $300 billion in new taxes in money that would be coming out of the capital markets. we asked barney frank if that was a concern to him. listen in to what he had to say about that. >> you know, to get two years' worth of bonuses, it is extraordinary. apparently when they pay each other these enormous bonuses, that has no affect on their ability to lend. but a tax of one-tenth that amount does. on the fund, i wan
CNBC
Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
eastern, second of state hillary clinton is going to deliver remarks on internet freedom in washington. she has weighed in. you said that the words should be troubling? >> troubling. >> not unfortunately, but just troubling. >> troubling. whose side are you taking with troubling? >> no idea. >> there's trouble here, there's trouble there. i don't know whether it's china or -- i'm just -- the whole situation has me feeling troubled. >> if she says that, it's going to be hilarious. october 28th, 29th and 30th. that's the last time the market closed -- >> we've got viewers that are squawkapedia. that's only three or four months. anyway, i don't remember that that well. we were down below 10,000 back then, at leave the like 90 -- it got down to 9664. that's amazing. president obama is urging lawmakers to agree quickly on core elements of health care reform. i don't know if that's kind of burying the lead there. that's huge to say that the existing bill that includes so many things that he wanted, he's basically saying, just pear it down to maybe just -- >> he said in an interview on abc th
CNBC
Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
euphoria and upside. my guess is in the next 6 to 18 months washington will forget about a lot of these issues and we won't see the necessary structural -- >> now you sound like krugman who says don't pay attention to the good data points this year because you need to keep your foot on the gas. >> we could make the same mistakes -- >> i'm not sure i agree with that. my argument is different. we have to have structural changes. what joe was saying about consumption, there's been nothing out of washington to get us away from consumption. it's consumption-oriented, cash for clunkers. we need investment, production. where's the investment tax credit? nothing coming out of washington like that. in china it's production-oriented stimulus -- majority is production-oriented stimulus. they need consumption-oriented stimulus. >> howard, it sounds like f you're going to believe rich, we need jobs. will we have the recovery -- the recovery will include some hiring? >> no question about that. it's probably going to come sooner than expected given the upturn in recent data. we will see an improvement
CNBC
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
other top stories for this morning plus a flood of headlines out of washington today. the state of the union, it's not going to be on the same night as "american idol," right? >> yeah. we were worried about that. and was italy? what was the other show we were worried about? >> "lost" the finale. we want to make sure we get our priorities straight here. the president's harsh words about a t.a.r.p. tax in question and a senate seat up for grabs. john harwood will join us from the beltway with the latest straight ahead. in this unusually volatile time, you want a financial partner... who is unusually prepared to help. the meeting with northern trust went well, didn't it? yeah, they get it. they really get it. a little more stability would be nice. northern trust offers the strength and expertise... that can only come from a 120-year track record... of thriving even in difficult times. they understand. roller coasters are for kids, not money. ♪ northern trust. wealth management. asset management. asset servicing. when it comes to things you care about, leave nothing to chance travele
CNBC
Jan 15, 2010 6:00am EST
differently, veld with done it differently. >> this morning, john harwood is here from washington. john, he had to answer questions from the joint committee last week and then the house oversight committee released some of these e-mails. do you feel like he's answered the question satisfily now? >> yes, but he hasn't answered it for the last time because he's going to testify before that committee. he said he talked to chairman towns and will respond to their request for testimony. look, i was struck by how secretary geithner was unapologetic about the decisions that were made at the time, making the argument that -- as you just heard in that clip, we didn't like it. i didn't like it, but it was necessary to do for the position of the system. is he had a five alarm blame, we put out the fire and now you're going to cry sis size us for more fire. he feels comfortable, as you saw in that clip. >> is he defending the haircuts or lack of haircuts themselves or the letters in which the new york fed said, you don't have to release everything about these situations? >> well, that was what was so s
CNBC
Jan 22, 2010 6:00am EST
coffee brewing there? take a smell and wake up. is there anyone brewing coffee in washington for you? >> joe, here is what the public knows about health care. what the public knows about health care is we've got a big deficit, 10% unemployment, they're talking about this health care plan and they've heard some stuff on television that maybe their taxes are going to go up and maybe they can't pick their own doctor and maybe their quality of care is going to erode. as to what is actually in the bill, nobody has a clue. >> no one wants that much government involvement in that sector, john. >> hold on. listen to me. do americans want health care costs to be controlled? >> well, that is not in the bill, anyway. we don't know what will control health care costs. you and i have talked about this before. but the ideas that people who understand health policy think might work are, in fact, in this bill, okay? secondly, do americans want people who don't have insurance to have it? >> it's minimum funding. >> yes, they do. >> yes, they do, but they don't want to pay for it. >> guys, we're talki
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
out of washington. >> bill, when i look at the survey, what is it telling me about jobs? if i look at nfib's prediction about jobs and put it against payrolls, where does it tell me jobs are going? >> well, it tells you they're going up, but really, really very slowly. we really expected to cross the zero line by the end of the year. i didn't think it would be november. i think december was a little bit of a surprise. probably a lot of weather in there. we'll see what the revisions look like. they're probably going to be pretty big. we're clearly growing, but not very fast. so we hope that in january we'll see some net positive numbers. the job openings number did move up two point. that's very good. that drives our unemployment rate forecast, which tells us the unemployment rate is going to stabilize kind of where it is in the low tens or around ten, at least in the first quarter. >> bill, looking at a long-term chart here, what does it tell me about where growth is going to be? everybody thinks we're going to do 5% in the fourth quarter. that's not reflected if any change at all
CNBC
Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
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